Police and funding…

Feb 24, 2021 Toronto Star – Matt Elliot With its budget, Toronto council takes slow, careful steps toward police reform — but will it stay the course? The issue of funding Toronto police shows sign of becoming increasingly contentious, both … [Read more...]

Victim Research…

  June 19, 2014  Canadian Families and Corrections Network (CFCN) - Dr. Stacey Hannem and Louise Leonardi Family - Victim Research: Needs and Characteristics (Ontario Region)  The 56 page report (downloadable pdf) is specific to the Ontario … [Read more...]


 July 30, 2013  Toronto Star – Guest opinion by Shelia Burns Turning around Ontario lives hurt by fetal alcohol spectrum disorder  The author, a Community Leadership in Justice Fellow, Law Foundation of Ontario, says that fetal alcohol … [Read more...]

A cry for justice

 July 17, 2013 Malala's Birthday Wish   “Weakness, fear and hopelessness died.  Strength, fervour and courage was born.”  It is customary to make a wish on one's birthday. On her sixteenth birthday, nine months after being shot in the … [Read more...]

Justices of the Peace

 July 9, 2013  Toronto Star – Guest commentator James Morton One modest proposal for speedier justice   Morton is counsel to the Association of Justices of the Peace of Ontario and sees the potential for justices of the peace to have, with … [Read more...]

Spirit matters

March 8, 2013  Office of the Correctional Investigator Spirit Matters: Aboriginal People and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act This document has a content outline, an executive summary and the complete report, including a conclusion and … [Read more...]